In the College of Nursing at the University of Kufa discussed the master thesis tagged (knowledge of advisory clinics consultants on the use and resistance of antibiotics in hospitals in the city of Najaf) to the student Zaman Karim Kazim, where the study aimed to assess the level of knowledge of patients in consultative clinics on the use and resistance to antibiotics, and find relationships The differences between the level of knowledge of clinic consultants on the use and resistance of antibiotics and personal and social characteristics as well as sources of information about antibiotics.
The study found that the majority of participants in the study are young, where it was found that males are more than females, and that the overall assessment of knowledge regarding the use and resistance of antibiotics is moderate, where there is a relationship between the general level of knowledge of the use and resistance of antibiotics with age, sex, educational level, occupational status and residence. The sources of information for the majority of participants about antibiotics were friends. Easy access to antibiotics through private pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription.
The study recommended directing community health to raise social awareness about the correct use of antibiotics and the risk of misuse on the immune system, encouraging people to increase knowledge through the media, and directing doctors and pharmacists through unions to establish controls for prescribing and dispensing antibiotics, as well as controlling the import of antibiotics. By dealing with discreet and global pharmaceutical companies.